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Dick Gregory, Jake Silbermann, Frank Fontana and Wayne Brady Today on BlogTalkRadio

dick-gregoryDick Gregory: The veteran satirist—who, throughout the ‘60s, ’70s and ‘80s, was instrumental in the civil-rights and feminist movements while helping to unify white and black audiences—sits down with The Artivist host Ron Herd to chat about his storied career.

jake-silbermannJake Silbermann: The actor who plays Noah Mayer on As the World Turns, and has also done guest turns on Gossip Girl and Guiding Light, drops in on BlazinRy to dish with host Ryan Holmes about his new flick, Stuffer, which was named Best Short by The Royal Flush Film Festival.

vanessa-williams-4Vanessa Willams: The Desperate Houswives star, whose most recent marriage—to former LA Laker Rick Fox—ended in 2004, tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone that her ideal V-Day gift this year would be “maybe to have a date. That would help. Right now I have no Valentine’s Day plans.”

att-waynebrady2Wayne Brady: The improv virtuoso reveals that he wipes his mind clean after his Vegas shows, so that each performance will be fresh. On the other hand, as he tells Somewhere in Vegas host Marq with a Q, “Johnathan, my partner, and I were doing a mermaid scene and we both dumped ourselves in water and stripped down to our underwear.”

frank-fontana5Frank Fontana: The DOWN and DIRTY host welcomes sommelier Michael Bottigliero, aka the Windy City Wine Guy, who’ll fill us in on pairing the best vino with your Valentine’s Day dinner. Plus: Chicago Wine Cellar Expert owner Rick Grigsby talks building custom wine racks.

rene-clausenRené Clausen: The conductor of the Concordia Choir of Moorehead, Minn., stops by The African American Voice in Classical Music to chat with host Patrick D. McCoy about the choir’s upcoming tour, and Feb. 19 performance at National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.

It’s an Eclectic Edition of ‘The Mix’

The Daily Mix is coming at you from all directions this week. That’s right: North, south, east, west, northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest, northsouth, southnorth, eastwest, westeast and so on.

You will learn, for instance:

—How come Wayne Brady, who’ll soon be hosting a new version of Let’s Make a Deal on CBS, tells us of he and a man named Jonathan, “At one point, we both dumped ourselves in water and stripped down to our underwear.”

CAPTION: "I know it'll never happen again—hopefully," Wayne (above) says of his transformation into a mermaid.

"I know it'll never happen again—hopefully," Wayne (above) says of his transformation into a mermaid.

—On what basis House- husbands of Hollywood castmember Charlie Mattera disputes a recent media report that Ryan O’Neal hit on his own daughter at Farrah Fawcett‘s funeral.

—When N.J. Governor Jon Corzine says, “It’s a major debilitator to the American economy,” what he’s talking about.

—In what context PETA spokeswoman Ashley Berne tells our Plus Model Radio host, Chenese Lewis, “A good example is the book Skinny Bitch.”

—When herpetologist Greg Granziani tells us, “I immediately laid down on my belly and grabbed the tail of this thing, expecting to get nailed,” that the hell he’s talking about. (Also: What the hell is a herpetologist?) Continue reading